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Contemporary Cake Walk / Sparks Gallery 5 Year Anniversary

Contemporary Cake Walk / Sparks Gallery 5 Year Anniversary

In celebration of the gallery’s Five-Year Anniversary, we will host live art and food performances by a selection of talented local artists on February 29, 2020 from 6-9pm. Inspired by our Contemporary Still Life exhibit (on view Feb 8 – April 26, 2020), Four Sparks Gallery artists will be hand-embellishing a cake that will be served that […]

Duke Windsor Gold Leaf Workshop

Event:

January 29, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Duke Windsor Gold Leaf Workshop

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6 – 8 PM Join us as we explore the process of gilding in gold leaf with artist Duke Windsor, whose solo show will be on view at the gallery from December 1, 2019 – March 1, 2020. Ticket Price: $45

Uptown Meets Downtown Artist Talk

Uptown Meets Downtown Artist Talk

Join us for an evening of inspiration with the artists exhibited in “Uptown Meets Downtown”. Artists of THE STUDIO DOOR will discuss how the Roaring Twenties inspired their pieces for the show, as well as their techniques and visions for their art in 2020. FREE / Open to the Public

Facebook Live Artist Interviews with 2019 Gallery Selections Artists

Facebook Live Artist Interviews with 2019 Gallery Selections Artists

Please mark your calendars for Aug 21st and September 4th to join us on Facebook as we interview some our artists featured in the upcoming Gallery Selections exhibition. The live interviews are scheduled for 1-2pm on both dates.

Sparks Gallery at KAABOO 2019

Sparks Gallery at KAABOO 2019

Sparks Gallery is pleased to participate again at KAABOO this year. Please join us at KAABOO Del Mar for music, food, and spectacular art from September 13th through 15th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Tickets required via https://www.kaaboodelmar.com/get-yours

An Evening with ManRabbit

An Evening with ManRabbit

An Evening with ManRabbit Thursday, April 11, 2019 6-8PM Free to attend. Join us for an evening of conversation with the powerful duo that is ManRabbit as they discuss their process and inspiration behind their work. ManRabbit is a collaboration by San Diego artists Lee Selman and Carla Naden. The two female artists work together […]

The Powerful Women Behind ManRabbit

As background to their current exhibition, Sweating Glitter, we ask the creative minds of ManRabbit, Lee Selman and Carla Naden, about their work and their creative process. Read on to find out more about this dynamic duo.

Harmony – Meet the Artists

Sparks Gallery’s newest exhibition, Harmony, is a collection of works which celebrate movement, music, and dance. We asked each artist what the concept “Harmony” means to them, and how their artwork reflected this theme. Read on to find out how music and movement serve as a source of inspiration for these artists. 

Perseverance Panel

Event:

November 27, 2018

Perseverance Panel

For Giving Tuesday, Sparks Gallery will bring a cross-section of voices who represent a multiplicity of experiences together for a panel discussion on the subject of perseverance in San Diego’s arts & culture community. Leaders from unique disciplines will come together to share their insights in a wide ranging conversation. Sparks Gallery owner & curator […]

Lee Sie & Jon Barnes – Here & There “California Works” Artist Talk and Reception

Lee Sie & Jon Barnes – Here & There “California Works” Artist Talk and Reception

Join photographers Lee Sie and Jon Barnes on Friday, November 9, 2018 6-8pm for a discussion about their current exhibition “Here and There.” The exhibition includes images captured along the California coast as well as abroad. Paired together, one can see two distinct visions of the world through each artist’s photographs. Free to attend. No RSVP […]